Snapshot Survey: Secondary Transition

Secondary School Experience for SEND Families  In the first half of Autumn half term, we received concerns from parent carers in Kingston that their Secondary-School-age children were receiving detentions from school for fidgeting, forgetfulness and uniform violations. This was despite the children having a diagnosis of Autism and/or ADHD. In particular, this information was a… Continue reading Snapshot Survey: Secondary Transition

Key Themes from the SEND Futures Focus Groups

Key Themes Identified by the Kingston SEND Futures Focus Groups Introduction by Beverley Pass, Chair of the Kingston Parent Carer Forum (KPCF): The SEND futures plan is an important document that guides all partner organisations on the  development of SEND services and direction of effort for a given period. As it is up for renewal… Continue reading Key Themes from the SEND Futures Focus Groups

The Co-Production Model

We recently gave some training around working in co-production at the SEND Futures conference. Here are some helpful slides to explain more about the benefits of working in this way. You can read the co-production agreement we made with the local authority and services here on the Achieving for Children website.

SEND Review Response

In July 2022, Kingston PCF sent our own response to the SEND Review Consultation Based on the guidance received from the National Network of Parent Carer Forums and our knowledge of local issues that parents face in the London Borough of Kingston, we chose to focus on three key areas from the consultation. These are… Continue reading SEND Review Response